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what are the signs and symtoms of bipolar

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Asked by Anonymous at 4:02 PM on Dec. 8, 2008 in Relationships

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  • my brother in law is.He won't take his medication. Sometimes he comes up with crazy stupid ideas, and thinks they are the smartest thing to do.When he was a teen, he thought he knew when the rapture was going to be.I don't know what the signs are to a younger child.

    Answer by evelynwest at 4:06 PM on Dec. 8, 2008

  • Read my posts about my SO!!!

    Answer by Babylove76 at 4:06 PM on Dec. 8, 2008

  • The primary symptoms of bipolar disorder are dramatic and unpredictable mood swings. The illness has two (BI) strongly contrasting phases (polar).1) bipolar mania or hypo-mania-euphoria or irritability excessive talk; racing thoughts inflated self-esteem unusual energy; less need for sleep impulsiveness, a reckless pursuit of gratification (shopping sprees, impetuous travel, more and sometimes promiscuous sex, high-risk business investments, fast driving)
    2) bipolar depression/major depression and low self-esteem low energy levels and apathy
    sadness, loneliness, helplessness, guilt slow speech, fatigue, and poor coordination
    insomnia or oversleeping suicidal thoughts and feelings poor concentration lack of interest or pleasure in usual activities *taken from

    Answer by admckenzie at 4:17 PM on Dec. 8, 2008

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